Do you need something that will engage your kiddos and make learning a bit more exciting? A great way to inspire your students is by incorporating popular games! The game is known as “Among Us” works wonders! It’s an online game that requires a combination of strategy, communication, and observation skills, so it’s the perfect classroom game. Check out this list of 20 exciting Among Us ideas for classroom use.
1. Try an Among Us Themed Escape Room
Students in upper-grade levels will enjoy this literacy skills-based escape room. Students will solve problems and puzzles related to comprehension, figurative language, and grammar, and then use their findings to input secret codes to determine the imposter.
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2. Classroom Door Decorations
Students will love seeing their favorite video games referenced in your classroom décor. This back-to-school decoration will help new students ease into life on a new alien planet or grade level. Colorful crewmate cutouts and lettering make an amazing display of characters in your classroom.
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3. Among Us Gimkit Game
Gimkit is an educational online gaming platform that allows you to create custom games for your students. Their version of Among Us, known as “Trust No One”, has students answering questions, holding classroom debates and emergency meetings, and inspiring classroom conversations to help determine who the person is.
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4. Among Us Close Reading
You may have students who haven’t ever played the game before. In that case, reading and critical thinking activities may be needed to bring them up to speed. This high-interest reading comprehension will help boost reading skills and encourage reluctant readers.
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5. Build a Behavior Management System
Among Us makes a great blame-free classroom management tool. Token boards and classroom reward cards provide students with visual reminders of classroom expectations, goals, and potential rewards for positive behavior.
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6. Among Us Valentines
Take a brain break from class one day prior to Valentine’s day and have students make personalized Valentine’s Day cards to hand out on the big day. Print this easy-to-use template and let them put their art supplies to work!
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7. Among Us Graphing Activities
Integrating Among Us can make practicing complex subject matter more fun and engaging. For example, students can practice their skills with plotting points in multi-quadrant coordinate planes with a set of Among Us worksheets.
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8. Paper Bag Puppet Craft
Inspire writing and speaking skills with paper bag puppets! A fun template, some art supplies, and a brown lunch sack are all students need to craft a fun hand puppet. Use them for storytelling activities, readers’ theater, or as a fun way to encourage speaking skills in classroom settings.
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9. Among Us Drawing Lessons
Drawing is always a hit with students. Give them a brain break, or a quick art lesson on shading and shadowing with a fun Among Us drawing tutorial.
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10. Craft Among Us Headbands
Printing a fun set of Among Us-inspired headbands is a great way to boost communication and build vocabulary skills. Use these headbands to play a game similar to Headbandz, in which players must ask questions and use deduction skills to guess the object on their forehead. These would also make a fun readers’ theater or improv props.
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11. Among Us In-Person Game Kit
At times, teachers need everything prepped and ready to use. In that case, a ready-made group game kit is the perfect option for providing a fun team-building activity at home, school, or church.
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12. Among Us Fitness
On bad-weather days or days when the P.E. teacher is absent, this Among Us fitness game will quickly become a favorite! Students follow along with a video and use observation skills to spot the differences between different Among Us pictures. As they’re spotted, students are prompted to complete an exercise such as yoga poses, jumping jacks, etc.
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13. Make Among Us Pencil Holders
Use recyclables such as aluminum cans or plastic jars to make Among Us pencil cups. Spray paint, an empty can, and some acrylic paint are all you need to make these fun containers. Note: If you use aluminum cans, make sure to use a smooth-edge can opener to remove the tops.
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14. Among Us Coloring Sheets
Everybody needs a mindful break now and again. Encourage children to spend quiet time thinking and coloring with a pack of fun coloring pages.
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15. Among Us Craft
The versatile TP roll is the imposter in this craft. Students can use basic art supplies and a recycled toilet paper roll to create fun Among Us characters. These would make fun classroom decorations or you could put a historical spin on them and have learners make the historical figure “Among Us” Characters to accompany writing assignments.
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16. Pixel Art
Pixel art is a type of digital art that uses small, square pixels to create images that have a retro, 8-bit aesthetic. These pixel art activities in Google Sheets require students to solve problems and answer questions in order to reveal a mystery Among Us picture.
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17. Perler Bead Keychains
Perler beads take me all the way back to childhood and Summer camp. Inexpensive perler beads and trays, along with parchment paper and a hot iron, are all kids need to make fun Among-us themed ornaments, magnets, or keychains. Lay out the design, cover it with parchment, and then iron until the beads melt. Let it cool and enjoy!
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18. Bingo Board Classroom Management Strategy
With a Bingo reward chart, students work as a class to earn positive behavior bingo chips. First, select a reward (or let students choose). Each time the class shows positive behavior, place a sticker or magnet over one square. When Bingo is achieved, they can win a prize.
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19. Among Us Origami
Origami requires precise hand movements and coordination which improves hand-eye coordination and fine motor skills. Kids will love creating fun characters, and you’ll love the mindful, relaxing effect it has on them as well.
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20. Among Us Classroom Decoration
Using favorite games as classroom décor is a fun way to promote a growth mindset and boost the classroom community. An Among Us Growth Mindset classroom bulletin board is easily created with printable graphics and lettering in different fonts.
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